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Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums

Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums

 

These engaging forums are held at various locations throughout the greater Cleveland area and focus on current public policy issues facing Northeast Ohio.

This series is co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Media Group plus Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cleveland Skyline

Tuesday, March 21
7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists: 

  • Matt Dolan, Ohio Senator 24th District (tentative)
  • Sharon Dumas, Director of Finance, City of Cleveland
  • Timothy J. DeGeeter, Mayor, City of Parma

Moderator: Brent Larkin, Cleveland.com

 

The state budget has been cut recently. This lecture examines the impact of those cuts on the communities of Northeast Ohio.

 

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, Advance Ohio, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Lakewood Public Library, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, Solon Community Center, and corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cuyahoga County Public Library Parma-Snow Branch | free | REGISTER >

Tuesday, April 18
6:30-8 p.m.

 

Panelists: TBA

Moderator: Phillip Morris, The Plain Dealer

 

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, Advance Ohio, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Lakewood Public Library, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, Solon Community Center, and corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Lakewood Public Library, Main Branch | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

 

Tuesday, May 9
7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists:

  • Wes Finch, Founder and Chairman, The Finch Group 
  • Mansfield Frazier, Journalist, Business Owner and Hough Resident
  • Michael Fleming, Executive Director, St Clair Superior Development Corporation 
  • Jason Segedy, Director of Planning and Urban Development, City of Akron

Moderator: Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

 

This lecture will discuss the gentrification of Cleveland's Eastside. Can it be done equitably?

 

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, Advance Ohio, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Lakewood Public Library, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, Solon Community Center, and corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cleveland Heights-University Height Public Library | Free | REGISTER >

 

Tuesday, May 16 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists: TBA

Moderator: Dan Shingler, Crain's Cleveland Business

 

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, Advance Ohio, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Lakewood Public Library, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, Solon Community Center, and corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Solon Community Center (35000 Portz Pkwy) | free | REGISTER >

 

 

 

Video of Previous Forums:

"2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland" (5/17/16) Watch >

"Cleveland's Radio Superstars" (5/16/16) Watch >

"Cuyahoga County Waterfronts and Neighborhood Development " (2/9/2016)  Watch >

"Your Money, Your Healthcare: Accessing Quality Treatment at a Time of Rapid Change" (1/19/2016)  Watch >

"Housing Crisis in Northeast Ohio--Where Are We in 2015?" (10/7/15) Watch >

"How to Become an Education Activist in Northeast Ohio" (8/19/15) Watch >

"Land Use in Cuyahoga County" (7/29/15) Watch >

"Regional Cooperation or How to Get 59 Civic Entities to Play Together" (6/17/15) Watch >